DETROIT, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – A commuter alert for those of you heading on the smart bus: riders are now required to wear masks.

This comes after Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s latest executive order to keep essential workers protected on the job.

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Bus drivers were already required to wear masks after a bus driver died from Covid-19.

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Smart Bus says this is in addition to its nightly bus cleanings.

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